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Combined Degree Program (BS/DDS)

The BS/DDS combined-degree program is a seven-year program developed with several colleges across New York State. Designed for individuals who have a clear career focus prior to entering college, the program allows students to complete both a bachelor's degree and a doctor of dental surgery degree in seven years.

Students apply to the BS/DDS combined-degree program through the participating undergraduate school.  Students at all schools complete the first three years of the program at the undergraduate institution and the last four years at the School of Dental Medicine.

Students are awarded the BS degree by the participating undergraduate school upon the completion of at least 120 credits, certain other requirements, and the undergraduate program certifies that the work completed fulfills the combined bachelor's degree expectations. Students must major in Chemistry or Biology.

For detailed information about admission requirements, application procedures, and program requirements, contact the participating undergraduate institution.

Canisius College

Mr. Phil Ciallela

Admissions Counselor, Undergraduate Admissions

Canisius College

2001 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14208

716-888-2214
ciallelp@canisius.edu

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Dr. Allyson Backstrom

Director

Canisius College

2001 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14208

716-888-2539

716-888-3157
backstra@canisius.edu

Lemoyne College

Ms. Nicole M. Richardson

Admission Counselor

LeMoyne College

1419 Salt Springs Road

Syracuse, NY 13214

315-445-4300
Finchnm@lemoyne.edu

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Dr. Beth Pritts

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Chair Health Professions Advisory Committee

LeMoyne College

1419 Salt Springs Road

Syracuse, NY 13214

315-445-4431
prittsbb@lemoyne.edu

Niagara University

Dr. William H. Cliff

Pre-Health Advisement Program

B. Thomas Golisano Center for Integrated Sciences – Room 202

P.O. 2032

Niagara University, NY 14109

716-286-8243
bcliff@niagara.edu

St. Bonaventure University

Dr. Monica Thomas

Assistant to the Dean & Director of Franciscan Health Care Programs

219 De LaRouche

St. Bonaventure, NY 14778

716-375-2656
mthomas@sbu.edu

St. Lawrence University

Dr. David E. Hornung

Dana Professor of Biology and Chair of Health Careers Committee

St. Lawrence University

Canton, NY 13617

315-229-5291
dhornung@stlawu.edu

Siena College

Dr. Betsy Brookins

Biology Faculty/Health Professions Advisor

Siena College

Morrell Science Center 034L

515 Loudon Road

Loudonville, NY 12211

518-782-6909 

ebrookins@siena.edu

SUNY Fredonia

Mr. David J. Steiner

Assistant Director of Admissions

SUNY Fredonia

Fenner Hall

Fredonia, NY 14063

716-673-3521
david.steiner@fredonia.edu

SUNY Geneseo

Mr. Kevin Reed

Director of Admissions

SUNY Geneseo

1 College Circle

Geneseo, NY 14454

585-245-5571
reedk@geneseo.edu

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Dr. Robert O’Donnell

Integrated Science Center 355

1 College Circle

Geneseo, NY 14454

585-245-5313
Odonnell@geneseo.edu

University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo

For General BS/DDS Program Information:

Office of Prehealth Advising

109 Norton Hall

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York 14260

Email: etm3@buffalo.edu & alp25@buffalo.edu

716-645-6012

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Office of Undergraduate Admissions

12 Capen Hall

University at Buffalo

Buffalo, New York 14260-1660

Email: ub-admissions@buffalo.edu

716-645-6900 or 1-888-UB-ADMIT

Utica College

Ms. Jessica Nelson

Director of Enrollment Operations

Utica College

1600 Burrstone Road

Utica, NY 13502

315-792-3271
jnelson@utica.edu